Obituary

Sandra J. Pilon

Resided in Escanaba, MI
Died June 9th, 2015

Sandra J. “Sandy” Pilon, 72, 6803 W. Pederson Circle, Escanaba, passed away on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at her home.

She was born in Escanaba on September 7, 1942, daughter of the late Earl and Astrid (Victorson) Maynard.

Sandy graduated from Escanaba High School in 1960.

On May 26, 1962, she married Ronald J. Pilon at All Saints Catholic Church in Gladstone.

Sandy worked for the United States Forest Service for 25 years. She retired in 2000.
She was a member of Retired Service Volunteer Program (RSVP), National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, and served as past vice president and past president of the Escanaba Eagles Aries 1088 Auxiliary. Sandy was an active member of Bethany Lutheran Church.

Sandy loved to walk and enjoyed coffee-clutching.

She is survived by her loving husband, Ron; sons, Michael (Julie) Pilon of Rapid River, and Matt (Darlene) Pilon of Albuquerque, NM; sister, Lois (John) Pinar of Escanaba; eight grandchildren; two great grandchildren; brother-in-law, Jerry (Barb) Pilon of Wilson; sister-in-law, Joanne Pilon; and many nieces and nephews.
Sandy was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Marcia Jones; and brother, Earl Maynard Jr.

Visitation will be held on Monday, June 15, 2015, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. Escanaba Eagle Aries 1088 Auxiliary will hold their memorial services at 2:30 p.m. The funeral services will follow at 4 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church officiated by Pastor Eric Heskin. A luncheon will follow in the church hall.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Delta County Cancer Alliance.

The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Pilon family.

6 Tributes to “Sandra J. Pilon”

  1. to a dear eagle aux. member, who was always there
    to help out, when needed. you’ll be missed big time
    sandy!!!! your now at rest, sleep peacefully in the lord!!!!

  2. I am saddened by the news of Sandy’s passing. She was a beautiful lady. She and Ron were good friends of my parents. My prayers and heart felt thoughts are with you, Ron and family. She will be greatly missed.

  3. sorry to hear of sandy’s passing she will be missed by everyone, she always had a big smile for everyone that she knew rest in peace sandy

  4. Ron and Family,
    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. I enjoyed working with Sandy at the Forest Service when I was stationed in Escanaba in the early 1980’s.

  5. What a lost to all of us who knew her. I knew Sandy as a happy go working hard gal for anything and especially the Eagles. Always greeted anyone,if you were a member of the Eagles Aries 1088 or not.!! she will be missed.

  6. Ron and your whole extended family . I would like to extend my deep sympathy on the loss of Sandy . I know how hard this is. I am praying for the recovery of everyone .

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